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By some accident your letter never came to my hands until yesterday, when I found it among some lose papers. I cheerfully comply with your request, & thank you very sincerely for the friendly sentiments expressed in your letter. I trust, & in some degree hope, that you will be able to send us as good tidings from the Bay, as we shall, I am confident, be able to forward you from the Empire... Continue Reading
I have not have had time until yesterday to read your very able address, and now return you my sincere thanks for sending me a copy of so valuable a document.